Technical Writer

Published
20 May 2021

Description

Avertium Emergent Threat Researcher

Avertium is seeking a technical writer or journalist as an Emergent Threat Researcher.

The successful candidate will be research focused with emphasis on written communication. The ability to synthesize information from multiple primary sources into a clear and concise summary is a must. Attention to detail in terms of technical accuracy, grammar, and message is required. The successful candidate will be tuned in to cybersecurity news, curious about novel security threats, and passionate about sharing that knowledge with other cybersecurity experts and laypeople. The successful candidate will be able to produce written documents which inform the reader of a threat, reassure them of Avertium’s ability to protect them, and persuade them to act.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
(Applicant is required to have Skills and Experience in one or more of the following categories)
  • Technical Writing
    • Software documentation
    • Compliance report creation
    • Risk assessment report creation
  • Journalism
    • Tech news
    • Persuasive writing
    • Translating technical jargon to layspeak
  • Research
    • Source attribution
    • Seeking out primary sources
    • Synthesizing conflicting data

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely
  • Ability to translate industry jargon into layspeak
  • Ability to follow myriad cybersecurity news sources and proactively produce written content
  • Ability to persuade readers to action
  • Ability to incorporate feedback into future content
  • Degree in Communications, English, or Journalism

IDEAL PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
  • Proven ability to execute on technical writing tasks
  • Strong drive to learn and stay current on cybersecurity news
  • Natural curiosity
  • Willingness to accept new challenges and learn new skills
  • Ability to understand the desired message, the message’s intended audience, and the best way to communicate the message to that audience
  • Proven technical writing and presentation skills
  • Proven written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to summarize and communicate technical data to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to multi-task multiple projects with varying completion times
  • Strong desire to increase level of expertise

In addition to a career in the challenging world of computer and network security, Avertium offers competitive salaries, full benefits, participation in 401(k), and opportunities for professional growth and development. We offer the opportunity to work with cutting-edge security technologies in a stimulating work environment.

Avertium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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